|Published : 13 Oct 2016, 20:48:50|
S Lanka hosts Asia tourism investment conference in Nov
The Asia Hotel and Tourism Investment Confe-rence will take place in Sri Lanka on Nov 27-29.
Hot topics are likely to include land ownership, impediments to raising finance and shortage of talent, according to a press release.
A masterclass on how to build a tourism destination will be given by the chairman of the World Travel and Tourism Council, Gerald Lawless, whose stellar career in Dubai enables him to share many valuable insights. The former Jumeirah CEO, now head of tourism and hospitality at Dubai Holding, has played a key role in the country's phenomenal growth for nearly two decades.
Exactly how to overcome some of the toughest challenges of operating in emerging markets will be discussed by Krishan Balendra, president, Leisure Group, John Keells Holdings and Peter Henley, President and CEO, Onyx Hospitality Group. The crucial questions surrounding investment will take centre stage next.